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SubjectRe: include/linux/autoconf.h missing from 2.4.13?
On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 03:37:35PM -0500, Strange, John wrote:
> This is really odd and I've double checked but for some reason a kernel that
> I downloaded from
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/linux-2.4.13.tar.gz doesn't seem
> to have the autoconf.h

The release kernels aren't supposed to have an autoconf.h - they're
generated by the make config / make menuconfig / make xconfig stage.

> Now the weird thing is that I downloaded this to another machine yesterday
> from the same url, which seems to have the autoconf.h??? I'm a little
> confused at the inconsistency and it worried me a little bit as possibly
> being tampered with?

You can always verify the integrity of your downloaded package - see
http://www.kernel.org/signature.html for instructions on this. This
will show if any tampering has occured, but I doubt it.

--
Russell King (rmk@arm.linux.org.uk) The developer of ARM Linux
http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/personal/aboutme.html

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